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Rush on Everest as Nepal lifts ban
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) More than 40 teams of mountaineers kicking their heels on the lower slopes of the Himalayas in Nepal heaved a sigh of relief Friday as the way to Mt Everest was opened following China's successful attempt to take the Olympic torch to the top.

Friday, May 09, 2008 10:48:42 AM

Over 200 Tibetan exiles arrested in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 8 (DPA) Nepalese police Thursday arrested more than 200 Tibetan exiles demonstrating in Kathmandu even as China thanked Nepal for its efforts to stop possible activities on Mount Everest aimed at disrupting Olympic torch relay.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:11:07 PM

Countdown for Nepal king: 21 days to go
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The seeds of self-destruction that he had sown three years ago when he tried to control the government bore fruit Thursday with Nepal's Election Commission finalising the poll results, which leaves embattled King Gyanendra with just 21 days of privileged life.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 5:14:27 PM

Sobhraj asks Nepal Maoists for justice
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) After having approached the UN, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Nepal's King Gyanendra, yesteryear's crime mastermind Charles Sobhraj has now appealed to radically different quarters for justice - the former Maoist guerrillas.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 2:31:18 PM

Royal friend Dev Anand to visit Kathmandu
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) As Nepal's cornered King Gyanendra awaits a countdown to the abolition of his crown, will his last days in the endangered royal palace be livened up with a visit by India's legendary film actor Dev Anand?

Thursday, May 08, 2008 12:42:06 PM

Indian envoy meets Nepal PM as fuel crisis erupts
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) India's newly appointed ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood Wednesday met Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala as in addition to the deadlock among the parties over the formation of the new government a severe fuel crisis erupted in the Himalayan nation.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 4:34:47 PM

UN dragged into Charles Sobhraj case in Nepal
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Leaving no stone unturned as he fights a life sentence in Nepal, yesteryear's 'bikini killer' Charles Sobhraj is asking the United Nations (UN) to prosecute a group of people who invoked the world body's name to allegedly implicate him in a string of murder cases around the globe.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 1:54:37 PM

Spanish climber perishes in Himalayas
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The year 2008, the most controversial in the history of mountaineering, has claimed its first victim, with a Spanish mountaineer perishing in the high Himalayan slopes.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008 2:09:34 PM

Polls give Nepal women special joy this Mother's Day
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) When Shanti Devi inadvertently touched the clothes of a minor government official laid out in the open to dry in the sun, she had to pay dearly for it. The 35-year-old, belonging to Nepal's shoemaking Chamar community who were regarded as untouchables, was publicly humiliated - a memory that is deeply singed in her mind.

Monday, May 05, 2008 1:14:24 PM

Prachanda's daughter makes her poll debut
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) After Indira Gandhi in India, Sheikh Hasina in Bangladesh, Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan and Chandrika Kumaratunga in Sri Lanka, another daughter has made her debut in South Asia's political skies: Renu Dahal, daughter of Nepal's Maoist leader Prachanda.

Sunday, May 04, 2008 7:23:54 PM

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